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A building envelope protects what's inside.
But who protects your building envelope?
We do. We're SRI.

Technically, we are SRI Consultants Incorporated, but we have become known just as SRI. We're engineers and building science professionals who specialize in the design, detailing inspection, and inspection of a structures' "building envelope" system. This includes roofs, walls, windows, doors, air barriers, waterproofing, and their respective components.

Whether you have a commercial building envelope problem now, or simply want to avoid one in the future, get SRI on the job. Our nationally recognized experts can give you unmatched value with unbiased advice that has been seasoned by decades of industry experience.

Our staff has built a track record over SRI's 40-plus years, providing solutions for both existing commercial structures and new construction. We are unbiased. We listen to our clients' needs. We supply data for decision making. We help our clients achieve cost savings and time savings. We are industry leaders in building envelope forensics. It all adds up to answers, with peace of mind.

SRI has designed roofs with, done research on, or forensically studied roofing and waterproofing with:

  • Thermal Plastic Polyolefin (TPO)
  • Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM)
  • Polymer Modified Bitumen
  • Built-Up Roofing (BUR)
  • Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF)
  • Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE/Hypalon) Liquid Membranes
  • Standing Seam Metal
  • Hot Rubberized Asphalt
  • Acrylic Roofing Coatings
  • Urethane Roof Coatings
  • Silicone Roof Coatings
  • KEE Modified PVC and others

Experienced in Solving Difficult Challenges.

SRI is nationally recognized as one of the leading consultants in roofing and waterproofing. We've earned this reputation by solving difficult design and material failure problems across North America. The varied talents of our dedicated staff let us provide our clients with information on cost, time, and performance to make informed building decisions. This all adds up to peace of mind.

Does your situation involve a roof failure, facade failure, curtain wall failure, facilities management challenges, waterproofing issues, building inspection, or preventive maintenance? Our experienced, dedicated team of structural engineers and consultants are ready to meet your challenges head-on.

The Services You Need for Your Building Envelope.

We provide highly specialized services with an outstanding degree of experience and skill. And you can count on us to offer objective advice on building envelope, building physics and structural engineering issues since we're not affiliated with other suppliers or contractors.

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Design Services

Providing the overall design or design-assist for building envelope systems (roof, waterproofing, exterior walls, etc.) along with details and specifications to support the design team.

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Construction Administration

With more than 40-years of providing full-service Construction Administration services for owners, developers, and contractors, SRI can be an integral part of the construction process, from design to handover.

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Research and Development

Offering a wide range of consultancy services to our industry partners, including structural testing, materials studies, product development, third-party testing, and verification plus customizable research and development.

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Building Forensics

Our services can provide independent investigation and reports with a thorough assessment of the causes of building envelope and structural failures providing independent consultants and expert witnesses for legal proceedings.

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Insurance Services

Providing short notice investigations and reporting into the causation of losses for roofing, waterproofing, moisture intrusion, and structural claims relating to commercial, residential, and agricultural policies.

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We're engineers and building science professionals who specialize in the design, details, inspection, and administration of a structures' "building envelope" system. This includes roofs, foundations, subfloors, exterior doors, windows and walls, and their components.

Our Affiliations:

Members of National Roofing Contractors Association NRCA logo
ASTM International logo
Air Barrier Association of America logo
American Society of Civil Engineers logo
Construction Specifications Institute  logo
Chicago Roofing Contractors Association logo
Roofing Alliance for Progress logo